Global Patent Index - EP 0973560 A1

EP 0973560 A1 2000-01-26 - SURGICAL SITE PREPARATION COMPOSITION FOR A SKIN SURFACE

Title (en)

SURGICAL SITE PREPARATION COMPOSITION FOR A SKIN SURFACE

Title (de)

MITTEL ZUR VORBEREITUNG DER HAUTOBERFLÄCHE BEI CHIRURGISCHEN EINGRIFFEN

Title (fr)

COMPOSITION SERVANT A PREPARER LE CHAMP OPERATOIRE SUR LA SURFACE DE LA PEAU

Publication

EP 0973560 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98913324 A

Priority

  • US 9806317 W
  • US 82394897 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: US5763412A] An antimicrobial film forming surgical site preparation composition includes a film forming material and an antimicrobial agent soluble in a fugitive solvent. The composition when applied to the skin surface forms a substantially water insoluble, substantially tack-free flexible film adherent to the skin surface. The film is capable of releasably retaining the antimicrobial agent to substantially inhibit microbial growth on the skin surface. The film releases sufficient antimicrobial agent to substantially eliminate the microorganisms normally present on the skin surface to prepare the surface for the procedure and continues to release the antimicrobial agent during the procedure and subsequent wound healing. The composition can be easily washed from fabric and does not stain the fabric even where the fabric is treated with chlorine bleach. In addition, a smooth continuous film is formed without the use of a separate plasticizer.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

A61L 26/00; A61K 9/70

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61L 15/44 (2006.01); A01N 47/44 (2006.01); A61L 26/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A01N 47/44 (2013.01); A61L 26/0023 (2013.01)

Combination set (CPC)

  1. A01N 47/44 + A01N 25/24
  2. A01N 47/44 + A01N 2300/00
  3. A61L 26/0023 + C08L 1/26

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9844962A1

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EPO simple patent family

US 5763412 A 19980609; AT 224212 T 20021015; BR 9808485 A 20000523; BR 9808485 B1 20110531; CA 2285967 A1 19981015; CA 2285967 C 20070612; CN 1136014 C 20040128; CN 1255865 A 20000607; DE 69808059 D1 20021024; DE 69808059 T2 20030522; DK 0973560 T3 20021014; EP 0973560 A1 20000126; EP 0973560 B1 20020918; ES 2184246 T3 20030401; JP 2001523122 A 20011120; JP 4450871 B2 20100414; PT 973560 E 20021129; WO 9844962 A1 19981015

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